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Indian capital to curb cars again to control air pollution

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12/02/2016

The New Delhi government will restrict cars on the streets for another two weeks to fight the extreme air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city. Private cars will be allowed on the streets on alternate days from April 15-30 based on even or odd license plate numbers, Arvind Kejriwal, the city's top elected official, said Thursday. The first phase in ...

Adwen’s AD 5-135: First turbine to obtain DNV GL Type Certificate based on 2012 Guideline for Offshore Wind Turbines

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11/02/2016

Adwen’s AD 5-135 turbine has obtained the first Type Certificate based on the Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines, Edition 2012 issued by DNV GL. This new guideline updates the previous version from 2005 to fully comply with GL’s Guideline for Onshore Wind Turbines, edition 2010, and to cover IEC 61400, parts 1 and 3. The new guideline contains a type ...

Regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill

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10/02/2016

The country's largest electric company is being fined $6.6 million for environmental pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina environmental regulators said Tuesday. The fine covers violations that Duke Energy admitted when it pleaded guilty to federal pollution crimes nine months ago and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution, the state ...

ECHA gives out registration data to support development of non-test methods

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11/02/2016

The new software, called AMBIT, for cheminformatic data management is developed under an industry-led project. It consists of a database of more than 450 000 chemical structures and functional modules allowing the data to be searched and mined. The aim of the tool is to avoid unnecessary testing on animals when filling information gaps on chemicals. ECHA supports this industry initiative by ...

Waters and BioCity Debut New Open Access Analytical Laboratory in the BioHub at Alderley Park, UK

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12/02/2016

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) and BioCity, the UK's largest bioscience incubator company, celebrated the opening of a new open access analytical laboratory. Located in the BioHub at Alderley Park, the laboratory offers Waters’ state-of-the-art liquid chromatography (LC), mass spectrometry (MS) and informatics ...

DNV GL collaborates with industry leaders on conformance test procedures for substation engineering and device configuration tools

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12/02/2016

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, today announces the development of a new UCAIug conformance test programme. The new programme is designed to test the compliancy of engineering and device configuration tools to the IEC 61850 standard. Contributing to the UCAIug and the IEC 61850 community, DNV GL has spent several years working with ...

Pieralisi Group: another important step in Saudi Arabia with its unit for the treatment of oily emulsions

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12/02/2016

EDCO (Environmental Development Company) was established in 2005 in Jubail, Saudi Arabia with the target to develop complete environmental services with emphasis on hazardous waste management, generated by local and national industries, environmental engineering, and other related environmental services. The great experience acquired in over 50 years in centrifugal technology, enables the ...

NY to require manufacturers to pay for fouled water cleanup

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12/02/2016

Two industrial companies will be held liable for the cleanup of a toxic chemical that found its way into an upstate New York village's drinking water, the acting state environmental commissioner said Thursday. The Department of Environmental Conservation sent a letter to New Jersey-based Honeywell International and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, part of a Paris-based global conglomerate, ...

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